Gr. 7-8 Blanket Exercise

Blanket Exercise Simulation – History of Residential Schools and impact of colonization The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action #62 and #63 relate to “Education for Reconciliation”. The TRC text calls for: “Implementing…curriculum & learning resources on [the] history and legacy of residential schools…” and recommends a focus on “building student capacity for intercultural […]

Grade 8 Urban Planning

Given a map on which to plan a new community for 100 000 people, students are challenged to allocate space for housing, industry, commerce, farming, and the environment. Different models of land use are presented, and students need to decide which plans reflect their vision of a successful community. Notes for teachers:The program will give […]